Monday, 5/4/15- A Day

Learning Objective:

To design & conduct an experiment to determine how launch angle, force, length of rocket body, & number of fins affects the distance a rocket travels

Learning Activities:

  1. Do Now- Copy down today’s homework assignment in your planner; Get out the Straw Rocket Experiment packet and turn to page 2; On a strip of colored paper, write down the current independent variable, dependent variable, and a constant from the Straw Rocket Experiment
  2. Cue- NASA Launching Rockets video segment
  3. Experiment- Straw Rocket- Conduct experiment- Test force and record results on data table. Do “Analyze the Data” on p.3.


Complete the Conclusion for force on p.3 of the Straw Rocket Experiment Packet- due Tue. 5/5